With a majority of Americans now supporting same-sex marriage, Samantha Bee reports on the millions of people who still feel the sting of bigotry and bullying. http://on.cc.com/11lyyhY
It’s winter in the Southern Hemisphere and the Arctic winds are well and truly announcing their arrival. I’m preparing to watch a lot of films, catch up on TV shows, eat a lot of soup and, as of this morning, attempt the Everest of novels. You see, my brain also needs food and I am a glutton for punishment.
Sabrina (of the Brooklyn office) piqued my interest last year when she decided to get a tattoo of a phrase found on the first page of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest. ”I am in here.”
It’s the book that when I bought it made me go, “Uh…maybe I should’ve gotten an e-reader.”
A journey of 981 tissue-thin pages in 7 pt. type begins with word one. I’m on page 11. And it’s as dense and genius as everyone says.
I might have to…
“Look Amy, watch this. Look how tiny I can make myself.”
has anyone ever finished a game of monopoly
i now know why
When I think about the fact that our CEO Mike Duke made over $20 million last year, more than 1,000 times the average Walmart associate, with all due respect, I have to say I don’t think that’s right. —
Striking Walmart worker Janet Sparks addressing the company’s shareholder meeting. (via thenationmagazine)
I’m always a fan of drawing attention to CEO-to-worker pay ratios.